To Cassie Armitage and her well-to-do family, Robert Montague seems a perfect suitor: a distinguished preacher with a glamorous past and impressive connections. Only after marriage will trusting and idealistic Cassie discover that Montague is not all that he seems. Nancy Winfield, born to the workhouse and betrayed by her protectors, is quick to recognize the preacheras evil intentions. Imprisoned in a dangerous marriage and deceived by her sister, Cassie finds an ally in Nancy, and a friend in widower Allan Hunter, who is a victim of Montagueas twisted schemes. Beneath the surface of Cassieas staid existence perverse and deadly passion run deep, threatening a tragedy that only Nancy Winfieldas loyalty a and Cassieas courage a can preventHe even wished that Charlie Smalls would return from America so that he might benefit from his partnera#39;s experience of the world, ... a#39;In a em a I mean, in confidence. ... a#39;How much do you consider a fortune? ... a#39;I cana#39;t go on with it, a#39; Cubby said.
|Title||:||The Workhouse Girl|
|Publisher||:||Hachette UK - 2012-01-19|